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# Growth

This year
Growth at all costs? Row over Irish dairy farms targeting African nations
As Ireland looks to grow its market share in Africa, experts point to local farmers being put out of business by cheaper imports.
URC attendance figures reach competition high
The average match attendance in the competition has risen to just under 10,000.
The Dublin teenager at Brighton with a Premier League debut under his belt
Andrew Moran on being a late developer and playing with Evan Ferguson.
Central Bank warns poor housing supply is a 'constraint' on Irish economy
The Bank revised its consumer price inflation forecasts down to 5% due to a more positive outlook for energy prices this year.
Last year
League of Ireland enjoys huge increase in crowds since last pre-Covid season
Average attendances in the men’s Premier Division have increased by nearly a third since the last full season with crowds, 2019.
House prices could be over-valued by 7%, with market predicted to 'moderate substantially'
That’s according to the ESRI’s latest quarterly economic commentary.
'The treatment of the team is a lot better. The FAI back us now'
Ruesha Littlejohn on the changes she has witnessed in the international setup since her debut in 2012.
All time
Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'
The think-tank has outlined its forecasts for the Irish economy in a new report.
'I said it to his face, it made me feel proud'
Ireland U21s boss Jim Crawford says he is delighted with Jason Knight’s promotion to the senior team.
Covid-19: Nursing home clusters more than double in four days as Mater Hospital says ICU is full
The figures come as a senior medic at the Mater hospital in Dublin has said that the ICU there is full.
Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank
Overall, the country’s economic growth has been described as “broadly positive”.
Larmour stepping up to take more responsibility in Leinster attack
‘I want to step up and more of a ball player.’
'Resilient' Ireland to see further economic growth next year but at a slower rate
Researchers say Ireland has held its own in the face of tensions between the UK and Europe, and China and the US.
'We’ve done things you won’t have seen Munster do in the previous few years'
Despite signs of attacking development, Munster slipped up at home in Europe.
Ireland's population has risen this year, but more Irish people are leaving than returning
Over 4.9 million people now live in the country.
Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit
Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.
Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023
The Fifa Council this evening unanimously voted in favour of adding an additional eight teams.
The Irish economy grew by 8.2% last year, latest figures show
The significant increase was driven by a 10% increase in the export of goods and services.
Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends
The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.
For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent
This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.
Pace of economic growth strong in 2018 as Central Bank forecasts another 154,000 new jobs
Things aren’t looking too bad.
Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle
The Central Bank said the government needs to avoid policies that could add to this risk.
'Jenny fits in with our culture of working extremely hard to have fun'
Ireland international Jenny Murphy will help to coach the new Naas RFC women’s team next season.
The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe
The bigger picture is certainly bright; the challenge is to better use the fruits of economic growth to improve living standards, writes Victor Duggan.
'Almost impossible' to estimate how sustainable economy growth is, says ESRI
The ESRI has called for a new method of calculating national accounts to tell if the economy is at risk of overheating.
Italian rugby's real progress is coming from Pro14 clubs Benetton and Zebre
Conor O’Shea’s national team have yet to feel the full effect but the Italian sides are making big steps.
Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'
It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.
'More sustainable than the boom': Business group hails Ireland's 'exceptional' economy
Ibec says we have now exited the “recovery” period.
Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth
The company, which has never turned a profit, is trying out 280-character tweets in a bid to increase its engagement with users.
Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak
Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.
An egg a day helps children grow - science
A new study found that eggs reduced stunting in children by 47%.
House prices set to grow by 10% this year
According to Goodbody’s latest quarterly Irish Economy Health Check new mortgage lending is also expected to increase by 30% in 2017.
Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears
The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.
'Political uncertainty' could hurt Ireland's growth - but jobs will still be created
There are additional concerns over the impact Brexit and the weakened sterling will have.
Irish tourism on course for record year, but bosses warn against complacency in sector
Latest figures show a million people visited the country in October, alone.
Ireland welcomes one million tourists in July - the highest figure on record
More than 5.4 million oversea tourists visited Ireland between January and July of this year.
Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?
Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.
Happy Pear twins talk working on three hours sleep, no days off and those Jedward comparisons
The Greystones twins start their days at 5am and share nearly everything they do online.
This remarkable season is only the beginning of Connacht's ambition
Yesterday, the western province presented their strategy for the next four years.
Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa
The Englishman will join as an assistant coach early next month.